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Wealden Literary Festival: July 2017

Wealden Literary Festival Family-friendly festival celebrating nature and place through books, art, crafts and food. Near Tenterden in Kent. The Festival takes place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July. There is a great programme of events, some of which

Kimberly Clark Community Day 2017

We were lucky once again this year to welcome an amazing team of 150 volunteers from Kimberly Clark, to Elmscroft. They came armed with supplies and copious enthusiasm for a day of hard work around the grounds of our charity.

Heartfelt Thanks

Our wonderful year as Heart Kent Radio’s Charity of the Year ended on an amazing high.   James and Becky, the Breakfast presenters, surprised us with a visit and presented us with a cheque for £58,600. Huge thanks to Heart Kent Radio

Dandelion Time voted Children’s Charity of the Year

We were delighted to be invited along to the Mercure Great Danes Hotel in Maidstone last night, for the Kent Charity Awards ceremony.  Kent Charity Awards showcases “the hard work and perseverance that charities and their staff undertake to make the

Green Woodworking Workshop

On Saturday 18 March, starting at 9:30, we will be running a Workshop here at Dandelion Time in the Shepherd’s hut. Using traditional tools and wood from our grounds, you will make something beautiful to take home at the end

Quiz Night March 2017

Join us on Friday 25 March, at 7pm for one of the highlights in our events calendar.  The Quiz Night returns at it’s usual venue: Coxheath Village Hall ME17 4PX.  £15 p.p, which includes a three course supper from Cook.

May Fair 2017

Our Annual May Fair will be back this year on Saturday 13 May, from 12 till 3pm. Please do join us for this fun family day, where you can see the house and grounds here at Elmscroft House, Charlton Lane.

The Vicar’s Picnic: July 2017

We are really pleased to be taking part in the Yalding Music Festival this year.  Taking place on the banks of the river Medway, this is a great family friendly event.  Run by volunteers and raising money for local good

February 2017

We are so proud to have been shortlisted for the Kent Charity Awards this year.  We are one of only three finalists picked from all the amazing charities across the county. “The aim of these awards is to showcase the hard

Dandelion Time CPD Course 2017

We will be running a two day CPD Course this year, on Monday 15 May and Monday 5 June, for 11 hours here in West Farleigh. This accredited course is designed to give an understanding of the impact of attachment and